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Head office

2-27-16 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
TEL: 81-3-3814-0111 FAX: 81-3-3814-0135

Established 1955
Representative President and CEO  Masaaki Hayashi
Number of Employees 65
Business Activities Manufacturing, sales, and export/import of medical equipment and devices
  1. Manufacture and sale of equipment for patients in otolaryngology, neurosurgery, and plastic surgery
  2. Development and production of hardware and software for aerospace-related equipment and equipment used in balance function testing
  3. Export/import of medical equipment
  • Japanese Society of Medical Instrumentation (JSMI) Member
  • The Society for Promotion of International Oto-Rhino-Laryngology (SPIO) Councilor
  • Japan Society for Equilibrium Research Member
  • Japan Association of Medical Devices Industries (Jamdi) Member
  • Japan Medical Instruments Association (JMIA) Member
  • Japan Association of Health Industry Distributors (JAHID) Member
  • The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) Member
  • Hongo Corporation Association Member
Principal Clients Hospitals throughout Japan, otolaryngological clinics, research institutes, and medical device dealers


1953 Company founder, Shigeaki Hayashi, went into business independently after working for Japan Medical Appliances, Ltd. and began to sell medical devices.
1955 DAIICHI MEDICAL CO., LTD. established at its present location.
1957 Company began selling otolaryngological equipment throughout Japan under the “First” brand.
1964 Opened Osaka Sales Office.
1966 Established Export Department and started export.
1976 Head office building completed (9 floors)
1981 Opened Nagoya Sales Office.
1983 Delivered ENT systems to 13 hospitals in Iraq.
1984 Delivered astronaut training equipment to NASDA (the present JAXA : Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency).
2001 Took over pen-recorder ENG business from GE Marquette.
2005 Completed ISO13485:2003 registration for head office and manufacturing plant.
2008 Took over part of Kazama Medical’s product line.
2015 Completed CE mark for ENT treatment unit

Recent International exhibitions

2011 Apr.16 - 19 CMEF (China International Medical Equipment Fair), Shenzhen, China
2011 Sep.14 - 16 Medical Fair Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
2013 Mar.8 - 10 Medical Fair India, New Delhi, India
2013 Jun.1 - 5 IFOS (20th World Congress of the International Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies), Seoul, Korea
2013 Nov.20 - 23 MEDICA, Dusseldorf, Germany
2014 Sep.10 - 12 Medical Fair Asia, Singapore
2015 Jan.26 - 29 Arab Health, Dubai, UAE
2015 Jun.30 - Jul.3 30th Polizer Society Meeting, Niigata, Japan